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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] updated proper-backlight-selection-for-fbdev-drivers.patch
On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 03:32:09PM +0000, James Simmons wrote:
> Signed-Off-By: James Simmons <>
> Here is the updated patch for proper backlight selection.
> diff --git a/drivers/video/Kconfig b/drivers/video/Kconfig
> @@ -1135,8 +1140,7 @@ config FB_ATY_GX
> bool "Support for backlight control"
> - depends on FB_ATY && PMAC_BACKLIGHT
> - select FB_BACKLIGHT
> + depends on FB_ATY
> default y
> help
> Say Y here if you want to control the backlight of your display.

Is there some non-Mac hardware on which the backlight control actually
works? IIRC I tried it on some x86 laptops at some point and it didn't
do anything, and that is why I added the generic backlight voltage
on/off thing. Just to be sure I can re-test my laptops next weekend...

Ville Syrjälä
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